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Postcard

Railroad Loading Platform

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DESCRIPTION

Railroad loading platform with a Gurney Refrigerator Company plant in the far background. On the far left a man pulls a hand cart, in the center a man sits on another cart, and a third man stands smoking on the platform, in front of locomotive 586. Billboards are posted on the wall across the street. Among them, "Fisk," "Old Dutch Cleanser," a refrigerator company, and SpearHead." On the far left is "M.J. Clark, Eagle Bar, Lunch Room."

RECORD DETAILS

Image ID: 106814

Creation Date: 1924 ca.

Creator Name: Witt, Mathew

City: Fond du Lac

County: Fond du Lac

State: Wisconsin

Collection Name: Witt, Mathew : Photographs, ca. 1917-1950

Genre: Postcard

Original Format Type: photographic print, b&w

Original Format Number: PH 2856

Original Dimensions: 5.125 x 3.125 inches

SUBJECTS

Billboards

Carriages and carts

Cities and towns

Clothing and dress

Economics

Factories

Hats

Human settlements

Locomotives

Manufacturing industries

Men

Outdoor photography

Pedestrians

Persons

Railroad tracks

Restaurants

Service industries

Shoes

Smoking

Social problems

Streets

Suits (Clothing)

Transportation

Work clothes

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